SecOps

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The Difference Between Alert-Centric vs. Threat-Centric SOAR (Video)

After years of investing in best-of-breed detection and SIEM tools, security operations centers are buried in alerts, giving rise to interest in security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technologies. Not unlike other security solution categories, many of the vendors in the SOAR space tout similar, if not the exact same, benefits.

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SecOps Automation, Vulnerability Remediation, and Black Hat USA 2019

The twenty second year of Black Hat USA is now behind us. As hosts of SaltConf19 ourselves, we are uniquely aware of the effort required to put on a great show and we have a special appreciation for a job well done. The Black Hat events team did a great job and put on a great show, so kudos to the team. This year was the first time SaltStack sponsored the conference. Here are some of the highlights.

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SaltStack SecOps Wins People's Choice Stevie Award in the Category of Endpoint Security Management Solution

SaltStack SecOps is the first enterprise IT and security solution to deliver continuous compliance and security for digital infrastructure at scale LEHI, UT - August 6, 2019 - SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for IT operations and security teams, today announced SaltStack SecOps was named a winner of the People’s Choice Stevie® Award in the category of Endpoint Security Management Solution as a favorite new product in The 17th Annual American Business Awards

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Maslow's hierarchy, Cyber Hygiene and BlackHat 2019

In 1943 Abraham Maslow published his now famous, "A Theory of Human Motivation" in which he outlined a five-tier model for human motivation. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs started with basic needs for survival such as food and water as a necessary foundation and ended with enlightenment or self-actualization at the top.

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Siemplify and Intezer: Incorporate Genetic Malware Analysis into Your SOAR Platform (Video)

One of the most common and time-consuming cases security operations centers (SOCs) must complete daily are malware investigations. Part of the problem comes from the manual steps required to validate that a file or host’s behavior are, in fact, malicious. Intezer, the innovator of Genetic Malware Analysis, aims to make this validation quick and easy for everyone.

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How Playbooks Can Drive Consistent and Repeatable Investigations in the SOC (Video)

In an ideal world, every analyst in your security operations center would have the ability to always investigate and respond to an investigation efficiently and effectively. In the real world, of course, that is not the case. Most SOCs have seasoned analysts, junior analysts and everything in between. This variety of skill sets means that investigation and response to any given case can be dramatically different depending on the analyst working the case.

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4 Straightforward Things Every SOC Should be Doing to Counter Phishing

A recent study found that 83 percent of global organizations experienced phishing attacks in 2018. And yet, as high as that number is, it feels low. End-users continually struggle to identify deceptive emails, and sinister senders are invariably modifying their bait to be even better at appearing legitimate and evading defense mechanisms. This all adds up to phishing being as optimal of a cybecrime tool as ever. So, where does that leave the security operations professional?

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All the Ways to Combine Symantec and Siemplify to Drive Security Operations (Video)

Effective orchestration and automation can drive security teams’ productivity through the roof. From automating time-consuming, mundane manual tasks to executing flawless automated response actions, properly tuned and configured security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solutions can take a team struggling to keep pace with attacks into a high-performance case-closing machine that is finally able to gain an advantage over the attackers.